Welcome to the White Lake Environmental History Project! Our goal is for residents and visitors of the area to learn about and understand the impact of White Lake’s environmental history, including its historical industrial era and community restoration efforts. The end result will be a comprehensive documentation of the impact of one of our community’s most challenging and controversial eras, which is hoped to be the foundation for an environmental and economic path forward that is positive and sustainable.
Your participation is welcome and needed! We would also like to know how we are doing. If you have attended any events, offered any materials, or participated in any way, we would like to hear from you.
Project events are noted on our Events page. We encourage you to attend these to learn more.
Check out our History pages to view videos of oral histories and see photos and information contributed by community members.
Join in the conversations at the White Lake Environmental History Blog.
White Lake Public Advisory Council
The White Lake Public Advisory Council (PAC) is a formal council of members from throughout the White Lake area that works to provide the public with information, services, and projects which will improve the environmental quality of White Lake and its affiliated watersheds. Through these activities, the PAC works to advise agencies, express views and voice the concerns of the local community.
Be sure to follow the White Lake Public Advisory Council (PAC) pages on this website for announcements regarding events that it sponsors related to the Restoring White Lake project.
Our sponsors and partners include the Michigan Humanities Council, Alcoa Howmet, White Lake Area Historical Society, Montague Museum and Historical Association, and Friends of the White Lake Community Library.
Contact Us/Email List
Contact us with your questions or comments, or if you have information or photos to contribute.
Join our email list to keep informed of the project's activities (be sure to select "join email list" from the subject drop-down list).
Thank You Contributors!
A big "thank you" in advance to all those who contribute time and materials toward this project and project website. Your help continues to be greatly appreciated.